Member News

Veterans Day is a day to remember those who fought for our country and put their lives at risk to protect us and our families at home. Across our council, we have had the privilege to help veterans and their families with opportunities to succeed and benefits that they may not have been given elsewhere….Read More

DC to New York in 60 Minutes   Northeast Maglev is positioning the City of Philadelphia to be part of a major development project by bringing the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) high-speed train to the Northeast. To make this happen, they announced a partnership with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. This much-needed investment…Read More

The construction industry is full of misclassification, wage theft and labor violations. In Virginia, Local 205 members have come across many projects at Virginia Commonwealth University where the construction workers on duty are mentioning these same issues. “They don’t pay people for overtime when they work more hours. They don’t deduct taxes for your pension…Read More

On September 30th, in Pennsylvania, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America announced their endorsement of former Vice-President Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris.     “When it comes to Carpenter issues, there really is no question about which candidate stands with our members on the core values that we…Read More

  Local 432 has just announced that monthly membership meetings will start back up again this upcoming Wednesday, September 16th at 7pm. Please reach out to your local union leadership with any questions or concerns.Read More

Local 255 Council Rep. Sam Noel Q & A (Sam delivering food and toys to the Community Resource Center for the less fortunate during the 2019 Food Drive) What experience has prepared you most for your current position as Council Representative?  I would say a lot of my experience serving in the The Marine Corp…Read More

DC to New York in 60 Minutes   Northeast Maglev is positioning the District of Columbia to be part of a major development project by bringing the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) high-speed train to Washington, D.C. To make this happen, they announced a partnership with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. This much-needed investment…Read More

  Construction in New Jersey is growing, and the State is investing in public projects that will help revitalize our economy and give local contractors opportunities. Additionally, this investment is intended to restore construction workers’ next generation through apprenticeship requirements on public projects. The Eastern Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters has been especially interested in…Read More

Local 254 Council Rep. Cyndie Williams Q & A   What experience has prepared you most for your current position as Council Representative?  Within my career, I have met many people, worked hard to learn the craft, was fortunate to work with very skilled and talented craftspeople. The people who stand out most in my memory were those whom I could turn to if I…Read More

Due to Allegheny County’s recent announcement regarding restrictions for mass gatherings, and out of safety for our members and their families, the following Local has postponed their meeting this week: Local 432 Meeting on Wednesday the 15th has been postponed Discussion is ongoing regarding other Local Union meetings and when the above-mentioned meetings will reconvene….Read More